Everyone Speaks English

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Year 7 justification of languages - isolate the english speakers!

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Everyone Speaks English

  1. 1. Everyone Speaks English… Or do they?
  2. 2. Hello! <ul><li>Have you ever stopped to consider how many people are saying &quot;hello&quot; to each other today, and in how many different languages? If you wanted to say &quot;hello&quot; to everyone on the planet, you would have to learn at least 2,796 languages and greet at least 6,500,000,000 people. Here are some of the ways of saying &quot;hello&quot; around the world (Well at least the top 10). </li></ul>
  3. 3. 35% of you… Say nihao
  4. 4. 13% of you… Say Hola
  5. 5. 10% of you… Say Bom Dia
  6. 6. 8% of you… Say mArHAbAn pronounced Mar-ha-ban
  7. 7. 10% of you… Say namaste or adaab ir salam
  8. 8. 7% of you… Say namaskar
  9. 9. 6% of you… Say pree-vyet
  10. 10. 5% of you… Say Konichiwa
  11. 11. 4% of you… Say Guten Tag
  12. 12. Still feel English rules? <ul><li>In your tutor group, globally only 3 people will speak English as a first language. </li></ul><ul><li>Only 6 will speak it as a first or additional language. </li></ul><ul><li>This is less than the number of Chinese speakers! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Globally… in your tutor group… <ul><li>10 People will speak Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>4 people will speak Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>4 People will speak English </li></ul><ul><li>3 People will speak Portuguese </li></ul><ul><li>2 people will speak Arabic </li></ul><ul><li>3 people will speak Hindi/Urdu </li></ul><ul><li>2 people wll speak Bengali </li></ul><ul><li>2 people will speak Russian </li></ul><ul><li>1 person will speak Japanese </li></ul><ul><li>! Person will speak German </li></ul>
  14. 14. But this is just the Top 10 <ul><li>In the average tutor group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>½ will speak a language from the top 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>½ will not </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Including: Czech, Polish, Persian, French( no 11!), Italian, Quechua, Cantonese, Punjabi (no 14), Xhosa, Hungarian, Bosnian, Korean, Polynesian. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Top 6 Second Languages <ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>French </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Arabic </li></ul><ul><li>German </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese </li></ul>

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